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Trouble Activating DraftSight? – Here is some info to help you along…

As a follow-up to Scott's great article: What to do if your DraftSight installation has expired — I thought I should highlight another great resource...
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EPDM – Deleting a Search Favorite from the Local Vault View

Finding where to delete unwanted Search favorites can be tricky if you don’t know where to look. The trick is to click on the favorite...
EPDM – Safely Deleting and Recreating a Local Vault View

EPDM – Safely Deleting and Recreating a Local Vault View

Safely Deleting and Recreating a Local Vault View If there are no checked out files or if all files can be checked in, the process...
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Error: Out of memory or other error trying to initialize data source from standards file ‘…\HoleWizardFavorites.mdb’

SOLIDWORKS Error Message Some of you probably have seen this error in your SW program when you try to use Hole...
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BOM Magic – The Quick Resize Trick

As a designer, you want to spend most of your time designing, not drafting and this is one of the reasons you chose SolidWorks as...
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Did you know that you can configure sketch planes too?

Configurations are the perfect time savers when needing to create families of parts or assemblies. The items that are being configured most of the times...

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How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

Tech Clarity research indicates top performers succeed with cloud based analysis technology. Nearly half (44%) of manufacturers say design decisions have become more difficult. If engineering wasn't hard enough, economic...
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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation demonstrates how social distancing helps limit the spread of COVID-19

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software can analyze and simulate real-life fluid and heat transfer behavior of products. By using CFD, you can also analyze real-life scenarios, including...
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A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training Event

Alin Vargatu shares his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. For users who work with SOLIDWORKS assemblies, which...